Experience reports and practice interviews
One thing is certain: mentoring works. In recent years, many mentoring many mentoring tandems have been able to celebrate numerous successes. In the process insights into companies, discussed career concepts, application strategies were developed, and much more. How the tandems approached mentorship and where their mentoring process has taken them. you can find out here directly from our mentors and mentees. Mentees.
Mentee Lilia Yang talks about her mentorship as if it were an exciting journey that really took off when she was on the road. Read more >>
I'm a big fan of learning from stories. Compressed in session what other people have experienced over a long period of time. period of time. This is an opportunity you can easily seize in the mentoring program simply seize and use for his further development.
Andreas Neubauer and Karina TolstovaRead more >>>
To whom do I recommend a mentorship? I know some people who, for example, studied teaching and then want to do something completely different. Then a mentorship is a great opportunity to exchange ideas with someone. [Andreas Neubauer]
And I recommend it to all students, unless they already have a very specific path in mind. Especially humanities students. [Karina Tolstova]
A graduate of English Studies (Master)
Mag. Ágota Szendrei is a management consultant, trainer and coach in the field of human resource development. But not only that. In her dissertation she deals with the topic of how art-based interventions can be a tool for sustainability and as an organizer of a mentoring program for hotel management students she supports young people in gaining international experience. She told us in a personal interview how she herself has fared in her role as a mentor in the Career Mentoring Program. Read more >>
From the very first meeting, my mentee knew exactly what she wanted to get out of this mentoring relationship would like to get out of it and how we could make the most of it together. That was for me a sign of appreciation and with that it was clear that we could do well with each other can and also the organization will work well.
A graduate student in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (Master)
Melanie Köppel has the job many want. She is a
Content Creator. However, her social media posts are not about her own
life, but rather she writes, produces, and publishes posts specifically
for customers of missMIND Digital, the digital agency of missMAGAZIN. How
her path from graduating with a degree in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies to becoming a project manager for major clients, she told us during the
Mentoring Stage Talk. Read more >>
I think it's an important message: if you want something, you should definitely apply more often for it.
A graduate of Economics and Environmental Systems Science (Bachelor / Master)
studied psychology at the University of Graz
Julie Simstich is an occupational and organizational psychologist
and coaches companies and their employees in challenging personnel and restructuring processes.
What exactly she is responsible for
and what her path from her studies to professional life looked like,
she told us on the mentoring stage. Read more >>>
The practical experience that accompanied my studies helped me a great deal with the direction of my studies, because I was able to apply content, for example, from the lecture on occupational psychology immediately into my professional activities.
Mentoring Tandem: Nina Sattlegger & Lisa-Marie Epple
Steve Jobs relied on mentoring and was first a mentee and then a
mentor. At the University of Graz, the professionally raised
Career Mentoring also is increasingly in demand. For example, Nina
Sattlegger and Lisa-Marie Epple have formed a successful tandem. Read now >>
Behind-the-Scenes Video > >
"I enjoyed the mentoring in the transition period from studying to professional life, it helped me a lot. A jump in personality-sentdevelopment came "for free"."
Lisa-Marie Epple, former mentee
Mentoring Tandem: Helene Byma & Bettina Stockinger
The topic of mentoring is an article published in the alumni magazine 2021, in which mentor Bettina Stockinger and mentee Helene Byma were interviewed about their mentoring experience. Read the whole interview now >>
I myself have taken a lot from mentoring with me. For example, it has opened my eyes to how today's
Bettina Stockinger, mentor
Mentoring Tandem: Patrick Kratzenstein & Antonia Kohla
In an article that was published in the alumni magazine 2021, mentor Patrick Kratzenstein and mentee Antonia Kohla talk about their experiences in the mentoring tandem. Read the full interview now >>
Patrick took away my partly naive ideas and sharpened my focus. That was enormously important.
Antonia Kohla, mentee
Mentor: Magdalena Hauzenberger
"My mentee always came with a long list
of questions that she had already sent me in advance. I found that great, because I then knew in advance which topics are important."
Magdalena Hauzenberger, mentor
Mentee: Theresa Boigner
USW student majoring in geography and business administration
Read here how Theresa Boigner hunted down her mentorship, what new ideas it gave her, and how the experience helped her plan her future career. Read more >>
"I think it's great in itself that the program
exists. That you can simply, even without concrete ideas, start a
Mentorship. Even writing to someone can often be a hurdle."
Theresa Boiger, mentee
Mentor: Verena Schaupp
Journalist Verena Schaupp provides insights into her experience as a mentor in an alumni portrait and
her experience as a mentor. The entire interview in which she talks about the
content orientation and the design of her mentorship can be
seen here >>
"The questions my mentee asked me
I could answer well,
because I asked them myself only three years before that."
Verena Schaupp, MA, mentor
Mentoring Tandem: Christina Bernögger & Eva Seidl
The Mentoring tandem Christina Bernögger, MA and Mag. Eva Seidl have met in front of the camera and interviewed each other with questions unknown to them. The result of this spontaneous reflection on their Mentorship you can be seen here >>
"We have a focus before every meeting. It's always structured."
Mag. Eva Seidl, mentor